Lawmakers Seek To Shield Seniors From Shady GuardiansA Southwest Florida lawmaker is renewing a push to better protect elderly Floridians from unscrupulous guardians who take control of seniors' assets.
Bill Seeks To Stop 'Cockroaches' From Preying On SeniorsA Senate panel on Thursday unanimously approved a bill aimed at protecting Florida seniors from predatory "professional guardians," described by one lawmaker as "cockroaches."
Gov. Scott Signs "Aaron Cohen Protection Act"Governor Rick Scott made a stop in South Florida Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of the Aaron Cohen Protection Act.
Diaz de la Portilla Proposes 'Aaron Cohen' Hit-And-Run ActA measure in the name of Aaron Cohen, a triathlete killed when a driver struck him and drove off, has been introduced which, if passed, would increase the penalties of hit-and-run drivers who cause serious bodily injuries.
Fla. Senate Panel Votes For Shorter, Cheaper AlimonyAlimony may no longer be permanent in Florida if a bill that passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday becomes law.
Fla. Senate Adds Early Voting Days, Set To Vote On Election BillThe Florida Senate rejected a slate of Democratic amendments to a massive elections bill Wednesday, setting up a potentially divisive debate over the measure in the waning days of the legislative session.